Family Guy is a popular and long-running animated series that debuted on FOX in 1999. It follows the adventures of the Griffin family, whose members include Peter, Lois, Stewie, Meg, Chris, and Brian the talking dog. While many of the episodes are beloved by fans, there are some that are considered to be the worst. In this article, we will take a look at the Family Guy episodes ranked as the least popular and discuss why they are considered to be the worst.
The worst episodes of Family Guy often feature jokes that don't land, characters behaving out of character, and storylines that don't make sense. For example, in the episode "Emission Impossible," Peter is accidentally frozen in carbonite, and the resulting plot twist is considered too outlandish even for this zany show.
In addition to episodes that feel too far-fetched, there are also those that are considered to be too offensive. For example, "Baby Not On Board" features a joke about Down Syndrome that many viewers found to be insensitive and in poor taste.
Written by Sophie and last updated on dec 10, 2023.
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While spending a day on the beach with their children, Lois and Peter try to find a secluded spot to have sex, but keep getting interrupted by the children. At home, when Brian and the kids annoy them again, the two yell at them and do a cutaway joke simultaneously, causing them to be sent into the cutaway. They soon understand they have been teleported to an alternate universe where all the show's cutaways reside and new ones are made, which Lois dubs "Cutawayland". They also learn it takes two people to send them to Cutawayland and one person to move them around cutaways by creating one or mentioning a previous one. While Brian and the kids call Joe to find Peter and Lois, the two enjoy their time in Cutawayland, until the latter decides she wants to return to their family and persuades Peter to do the same. However, they instead cause the rest of the family to be teleported into Cutawayland as well.
The episode was rated 7.03 from 635 votes.
Meg discovers her tears produce delicious cookies, and her, along with her siblings, enjoy a profit until the success makes her too happy to cry. Meanwhile, Peter and the guys launch a "male talk show."
The episode was rated 7.01 from 179 votes.
The Griffins tell their own versions of three HBO shows: "Game of Thrones," "Succession" and "Big Little Lies."
The episode was rated 7.01 from 493 votes.
When Peter loses the Griffins' home in a reverse mortgage, he and Mayor West travel to confront the man advertising the scheme, Tom Selleck. Meanwhile, Stewie and Brian open a booth at the flea market, leading to a rivalry with Bruce.
The episode was rated 7.01 from 300 votes.
Winner of a Snapple contest, Lois uses her winnings to take Meg on a tropical vacation. Flaunting their wealth, the two are kidnapped. Meanwhile, Stewie and Brian undergo "friendship therapy."
The episode was rated 7.00 from 222 votes.
The guys recount their first true love stories, leading to parodies of "Castaway," "Dirty Dancing" and various Meg Ryan rom-coms.
The episode was rated 6.98 from 408 votes.
Stewie tries to civilize his half-brother, Boston Stewie, so that he may be adopted. Meanwhile, Meg and Chris start a venture in which people online pay Chris to sit on and smash cupcakes.
The episode was rated 6.90 from 242 votes.
When Stewie gets sent to see his school's child psychologist for a surprising session, he reveals major secrets about himself.
The episode was rated 6.87 from 1309 votes.
While at an old record store, Peter and the guys recount tales of three rock legends: Jim Morrison, Muddy Waters and Elton John.
The episode was rated 6.86 from 618 votes.
The Griffins provide DVD commentary on a recent episode and reveal never-before-told drama between Peter and Lois.
The episode was rated 6.19 from 878 votes.
Because I’m watching so many imaginary scenarios, it’s nice to take a look at things that actually happened every once in a while. The drama from documentaries really feels a lot different than those from series you just know didn’t happen. I love being aware of everything that is or has been going on and Netflix is really great at helping us with that.
I remember watching a lot of “Pokémon”, “Digimon”, “Dragon Ball Z” etc. when I was growing up. Little did I know back then, I wasn’t watching cartoons but animes. Even now that I’m all grown up, I still enjoy watching them. There are many more genres to choose from and it’s always so full of action. The music in it is so great, you’ll definitely find yourself listening to songs long after you’ve finished watching.
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